Stumbras reach first Lithuanian Cup final

September 10, 2017

Mariano Barreto’s side held off FK Vytis Vilnius in the semi-final to move on to the final, where they will face FC Žalgiris Vilnius on September 24 in Panevėžys.

FC Stumbras have won LFF Pirma lyga (Second division), but are still searching for their first big title. Kaunas side will have this opportunity after dramatic semi-final victory against FK Vytis Vilnius (1:1 and 4:2 after penalties).

Stumbras were dominating on the pitch during all 90 minutes and extra time, but were wasting brilliant chances. In the second half Mykolas Krasnovskis gave Vytis sensational lead, but Jardel Nazare scored and took the match into the extra time.

Nothing changed during extra 30 minutes but Stumbras showed great team spirit in penalty shoot-out.

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FK Vilniaus Vytis

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